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£1500 Budget Rig

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March 3, 2012 10:39:46 PM

Sorry my last post I forgot to add links and left out some parts and it wouldn't let me delete or edit the post, sorry about that.


Approximate Purchase Date: This year

Budget Range: £1500 - £1600

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Movies, Music, Surfing the Web

Parts Not Required: RAM, Speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.novatech.co.uk www.aria.co.uk www.overclockers.co.uk

Country: UK, England

Parts Preferences: Intel I5, Nvidia Graphics Card

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in the future

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I would like a case with maximum airflow for under £100


Components - I have already chosen them all any different suggestions

CPU: Intel core i5 2550K
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/processor...

CPU Cooler: Corsair H80
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/cooling/w...

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V/Gen3 Intel Z68 (Socket 1155) Motherboard
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/motherboa...

Graphics Card: Gainward Phantom GeForce GTX 580 3GB
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/nvidiagef...

Wireless Adapter: Novatech 300Mbps 802.11n Wireless-N PCI Adapter
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/networking/wirelessn...

Optical Drive: Samsung S222BB 22x DVD+/-RW SATA Black
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/opticaldr...

HDD: Western Digital Caviar Green Power 1TB 64MB Cache Hard Disk Drive
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/harddrive...

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (was going to get OEM but decided if I get retail on my first build I can use it for future builds and motherboard upgrades)
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/software/operatingsy...

Case: Corsair Carbide Series 400R Full Tower Case - Black
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/cases/cas...

Extra Fans: Akasa Quiet Cool Blue Fan - 120mm (x6) (Try and get it to glow blue on the top side and front)
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/cooling/f...

Power Supply: Corsair TX650M Enthusiast Series - High Performance 650W Power Supply
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/powersupp...

Monitor: Acer S221HQLBrbd 21.5 inch Ultra-Thin Widescreen Full HD LED Monitor
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/monitors/22inchmonit...

Mouse: Razer Lachesis Refresh 5600dpi Gaming Mouse
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/peripherals/miceandt...

Headset: Ozone Spark Gaming Headset - Analogue (For now will probably upgrade)
http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/peripherals/micropho...

Any suggestions? Thanks in advance

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March 4, 2012 5:53:04 AM

That Gainward with 3GB VDDR don't worth the money if you don't work with that video card.
Buy MSI GeForce GTX 580 Twin Frozr II/OC http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/nvidiagef...
And with the diference buy a better monitor.
LG D2342P 23 inch Cinema 3D Monitor *Includes Assassins Creed Brotherhood PC Game and 1x 3D Glasses http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/monitors/23inchmonit...
Dell S2330MX 23" Widescreen LED Monitor http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/monitors/23inchmonit...
Samsung SyncMaster S23A550H 58.4 cm (23") LED LCD Monitor http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/monitors/23inchmonit...
Your build look great.
March 4, 2012 5:59:09 AM

I know g-unit will say not to spend $ on peripherals until last, but I say, if you can get a good system that fits your needs and end up not using the whole budget, a few extra peripherals can't hurt. :) 
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